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TIFF 2016: Free Fire, starring Oscar winner Brie Larson, to Headline Midnight Madness

TORONTO — Run for cover and grab your loved ones, Midnight Madness just unleashed its terrorific lineup for the 41st Toronto International Film Festival®. From high-octane crime films, gruesome visceral horrors, to a creepy, hair-raising documentary, and nerve-wrenching thrillers, this year’s slate will whet all appetites and leave audiences shocked, thrilled and checking under their beds before turning out the lights. Midnight Madness ...

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TIFF 2016: Documentary Lineup Includes Films from Leonardo DiCaprio, Werner Herzog, Errol Morris, Jim Jarmusch

TORONTO — The Toronto International Film Festival’s 2016 documentary programme presents a diverse collection of works from award-winning directors including Steve James, Raoul Peck, Errol Morris, and Werner Herzog, plus new talent telling stories in global hot spots such as Syria, Pakistan, and Myanmar. Leonardo DiCaprio is prominently featured in a rousing call to action on climate change in The Turning Point, in ...

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Your Complete Guide to 2016 TV Premiere Dates

With over 500 channels of programming and multiple vehicles in which to watch television it’s more important than ever to have a handy dandy schedule for all of your TV watching and binging needs so, here it is! Check back here for updates throughout the season. AUGUST Friday, Aug. 12  The Get Down (Netflix) – NEW Monday, Aug. 15 8 ...

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Amazon Sets Major September Comedy Launch, Titles Woody Allen Series

Amazon has set September for a comedy series launch with four shows, including Woody Allen’s highly anticipated and newly revealed title Crisis in Six Scenes. The streaming service revealed the title of the Woody Allen series, which stars the director himself, Miley Cyrus and Elaine May, today at the Television Critics Association summer press tour. Their 2016 awards were announced last night. Amazon’s launch ...

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The People v O.J. Tops TCA Wins with Three; Plus Rachel Bloom and Samantha Bee

The FX limited series The People v. O. J. Simpson: American Crime Story was chosen as the Program of the Year by the Television Critics Association tonight where it also picked up wins in the Miniseries category and for Sarah Paulson in Individual Achievement in Drama. FX also scored the Outstanding Achievement in Drama for The Americans, that show’s second ...

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2017 Oscars: FULL LIST of Foreign Language Film Oscar Submissions

The first official Foreign Language Film Oscar submission for 2017 was Switzerland with My Life as a Courgette. The film is also in contention for Animated Feature and could make either or (less likely) both. The French stop-motion feature is adapted from a children’s novel about an orphan trying to adapt to life in a group home. The final films to submit were Malaysia, ...

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2016 Emmys: How an Emmy is Won in One Nifty Infographic

Ever wondered what it takes to actually win an Emmy? It’s an intricate process with enough twists and turns to fill in a contender for Outstanding Drama Series. This year, the Television Academy received over 7800 submission in a whopping 113 categories. In comparison, the Oscars only have 24 categories. All of the academy’s 20,000+ voters get to vote in the top ...

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2016 Emmys: Television Academy Reveals Three Nights of Emmy Awards Shows

The 2016 Emmys will be a three-night affair this September with the Creative Arts Emmys, that showcase the technical side of the television process, being split into two nights. Night 1 of the Creative Arts Emmys (September 10th) covers mainly the major technical fields of Drama, Comedy, and Television Movie/Limited as well as the Guest Acting categories. Night 2 (September 11th) covers ...

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The Lost City of Z to Close New York Film Festival, Aims for a 2017 Bow

James Gray’s much anticipated The Lost City of Z has been announced as the Closing Night Film of the New York Film Festival. NYFF previously announced that Ava DuVernay’s documentary The 13th will open the festival, while the Mike Mills’s 20th Century Women will premiere in the Centerpiece slot. The Lost City of Z tells the true story of famed British explorer Percy ...

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Jimmy Fallon to Host 2017 Golden Globes

Comedian Jimmy Fallon will host the 74th Golden Globes next year, it was announced today. Fallon has previously hosted The Emmys (where he is a double nominee this year for The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon) but this will be his first Golden Globes. He takes over for Ricky Gervais and Tina Fey & Amy Poehler before him. “We’re thrilled ...

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